LIST OF THE PUBLIC ACTS OF CONGRESS. xiii Settlers on the Pablte Lands. An act relating to settlers on the lands of the United States. (Expired.) March 25, 1815. . . . ... . .. 260 Courts in the District of Columbia. An act to limit the right of appeal from the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Columbia. April 2, 1816. .. . . .. . .. 261 Payment for Property lost, desiroyed, or captured by the Enemy. An act to authorize the pay- ment for property lost, captured, or destroyed by the enemy, while in the military service of the United States, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) April 9, 1816.. 261 Repeal of the Dulies cm Household Furniture and Watches. An act to repeal the act entitled “ An act to provide additional revenues for defraying the expenses of government and maintaining the public credit, by laying duties on household furniture and on gold and silver watches." April 9, 1816 . . . . . 264 Post-ojlice. An act in addition to an act to regulate the post-olfice establishment. (Repealed.) April 9, 1816 .. 264 Iacorporathm of the Bank of the United States. An act to incorporate the subscribers of the Bank of the United States. (Expired.) April 10, 1816 . . 266 .»9ppropriat·io·ns for the/Support of Government in 1816. ·An act making appropriations for the support of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and sixteen. (Obsolete.) April 16, 1816. .. . ... . .. 277 Library of Congress. An act providing for the settlement of certain accounts against the library of Congress, for extending the privileges of using the books therein, and for establishing the salary of the librarian. (Obsolete.) April 16, 1816.. . ... 283 Roads in the District of Columbia. An act supplementary to an act entitled "An act to incorporate a company for making certain turnpike roads within the District of Columbla." April 16, 1816. . ... 284 Military Land I/Varramts. An act further extending the time for issuing and locating military land warrants, and for other purposes. (Expired.) April 16, 1816. .. 284 Public Lands in the District of Vincennes. An act for the relief of certain claimants to land in the district of Vincennes. (Obsolete.) April 16, 1816. ... . 285 Roadfmm the Rapids of Miami of Lake Erie. An act to authorize the President of the United States to alter the road laid out from the foot of the rapids of the river Miami of Lake Erie, to the western line of the Connecticut reserve. (Obsolete.) April 16, 1816 285 Alppropriations for Military Services in the late 'War. An act making further provision for military services during the late war, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) April 16, 1816. . ... 285 Pensions. An act in addition to an act entitled "An act in relation to the navy pension fund." April 19, 1816. .. 287 The People of the Territory ry Indiana authorized toform a Stale Government. An act to enable the people of Indiana territory to form a constitution and state government, and for the admission of such State into the Union on an equal footing with the original States. April 19, 1816 . . 289 Duties on Distilled Spirits and on Licenses to Distillers. An act to abolish the existing duties on spirits distilled within the United States, and to lay other duties, in lieu of those at present imposed. on licenses to clistillers of spirituous liquors. (Repealed.) April 19, 1816. .. . ... 291 Indemnification af Claimcmts af Public Lands in the Ilhssiesippi Ter·r·i*m·y. Proceedings of the Commissioner:. An act further supplementary to the act entitled “An act providing for the indemnification of certain claimants of public lands in the Mississippi ter-
- -im;·y,” (Obsolete.) April 20, 1816 .. . . . . . .. 294.
Ojioers of the Militia. An act concerning neld-officers of the militia. (Obsolete.) April 20, 1816. ... . ... . .. .. 295 Prize money to the Qpieers and Crew of the Sloop of War Wasp. An act respecting the late olficers and crew of the sloop of war Wasp. (Obsolete.) April 20, 1816. . . . . 295 Lease of the Saline mar the Wabash River. An act authorizing the President of the United States to lease the saline near the Wabash river, for a term not exceeding seven years. (Obsolete.) April 24, 1816 .. 296 Pensions. An act to increase the pensions of invalids in certain cases, for the relief of invalids of the militia; and for the appointment of pension agents in those States where there is no commissioner of loans. April 24, 1816. . ... 296 b